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THE 




AUDITORS' REPORT 



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OP THE 



TOWN OF ANDOYER, 



YEAR ENDING FEB. 11, 1863. 




A N D O V E R : 

PRINTED BY WARREN F. DRAPER 

18 63. 




THE 



AUDITORS' REPORT 



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OP THE 



TOWN OF ANDOYER, 



YEAR ENDING FEB. 11, 1863. 



ANDO VER: 

PRINTED BY WARREN F. DRAPER. 

1 863. 



REPORT- 



SELECTMEN'S ACCOUNT. 



SCHOOLS. 

Appropriation for the year 1862, 

Balance due the several Districts, Feb. 14th, 1862, 



S3.652 00 
1,331 63 

$4,983 63 



Districts. 


18 6 2. 


1863. 


Feb. 14. 
Cr. 


Appropria- 
tiou. 


Credit. 


Paid. 


Feb. 11. 
Cr. 




$ 


s 


S 


$ 


S 


Centre South 


217.85 


600.00 


817^5 


626.20 


191.05 


Philhps . . . 


126.70 


300.00 


426.70 


299.43 


127.27 


Village . . . 


202.45 


490.00 


692.45 


492.87 


199.58 1 


Ballard Vale 


183.34 


483.00 


666.34 


462.00 


204.34 ! 


Scotland . . 


84.84 


240.00 


324.84 


234.13 


90.71 1 


Holt .... 


98.16 


208.00 


306.16 


209.37 


96.79 


Centre West 


17.29 


242.00 


259.29 


129.00 


130.29 


Fiye .' . . . 


155.89 


394.00 


549.89 


346.01 


203.88 


North. . . . 


56.75 


145.00 


201.75 


125.85 


75.90 


Abbot .... 


69.95 


155.00 


224 95 


143.37 


81.58 


Bailey . . . 


104.41 


205.00 


309.41 


214.53 


94.88 


Osgood . . . 


14.00 


190.00 


204.00 


. 93.50 


110.50 


1331.63 


3652.00 


4983.63 


3376.26 


1607.37 



Whole amount due the Districts, 

Orders paid to Feb. 11, 1663, $3,376 

Balance due Districts, Feb. 11, 1863, 1,607 



26} 
37 I 



$4,983 63 
4,983 63 



SCHOOL HOUSES. 



Districts. 


18 62. 


1863. 


February 14. 


Tax. 


Credit. 


Paid. 


February 11. 




Dr. 


Cr. 








Dr. 


Cr. 






$ 


$ 


$ 


$ 




$ 


Centre, S. 




58 77 


.31 


59.08 






59.08 


Phillips . . 




11.34 


.15 


11.49 


.65 




10.84 


Village . . 




35.85 


276.90 


312.75 


301.37 




11.38 


Ballard Vale 




1.81 


332.49 


334.30 


21.16 




313.14 


Scotland . . 
















Holt. . . . 




13.88 




13.88 


8.66 




5.22 


Centre, W. 


.14 










.14 




Frye. . . . 




2.76 




,2.76 






2.76 


North . . . 




2.17 




2.17 






2.17 


Abbot . . . 




205.05 




205.05 


197.65 




7.40 


Bailey . . . 
















Osgood . . 




6.11 


.26 


6.37 


6.11 




.26 


.14 


337.74 


610.11 


947.85 


535.60 


.14 


412.25 



MILITARY DEPARTMENT. 



John H. Denn, goods for military company, 1861, 
Henry G. Kimball, U. S. recruits, 
George Stewart, Andover band, 
W. H. Kimball, examining recruits, 
John Cornell, expenses to Boston, 
Warren F. Draper, expenses to Boston, 
S. G. Bean, expenses to Boston, 
Stephen Tracy, attendance of soldier, 
Bounty paid 86 three-years men. 
Bounty paid 24 nine-months men, 
Paid by Selectmen, aid to families of volunteers, com- 
prising 372 individaals, 



$7 


34 


20 


00 


7 


00 


. 5 


00 


3 


00 


, 2 


80 


4 


00^ 




75 


8,940 


00 


2,420 


00 



Estimated Amount due from the State, 
Leaving expenses to Town of soldiers, 



11,032 95 

$22,442 84 
9,722 70 

$12,720 14 



FIRE DEPARTMENT. 

E. H. Barnard, annual pay of members, 

Benjamin Boyd and Son, hose for engine, 

T. E. Mayberry and Co., wood, 

John C Morse, janitor of engine-house, 

Eben P. Higgins, spirits of turpentine for engine, 

James H. Smith, bar for engine, 



;no 


90 


300 


00 


2 


00 


7 


50 




50 


1 


75 



$422 65 



SERVICES OF OFFICERS. 

Milton Moore, police, $1 50 

Hazen K. Carlton, police, 4 00 

Henry G. Kimball, police, 8 00 

A. J. Gould, School Committee, 58 00 

Samuel C. Jackson, School Committee, 49 G5 

S. H. Boulwell, School Committee, 35 00 

Simeon Bardwell, notifying officers, 2 10 

Charles Pray, notifying meetings, etc., 15 6^ 

Edward Taylor, recording deaths, marriages, etc., 1861, 45 60 

" 1862, 38 20 

" collecting taxes, 236 05 

Treasurer, 50 00 

Asa A. Abbot, Selectman, Assessor, and Overseer, 230 00 

Bv-nj. Boynton, " " " 250 00 

Wm. S. Jenkins, " " " 250 00 



$1,273 78 



LIQUOR AGENCY. 

Edward F. Porter, for liquors, 
John Harding, ngent three months, 
John Harding, freight on liquors, 
Henry W. Abbot, agent four months, 
Henry W. Abbot, express and carting, 
George Cogswell, U. S. licence Town agency, 



972 


94 


37 


50 


9 71 


60 


00 


7 


68 


20 


00 



$1,097 83 



HIGHWAYS AND BRIDGES 



OVERWORK ON ROADS. 



Dist. No. 1, Holbrook Chandler, 
2, John Abbott, 1861, 
" 4, Nathan B. Abbott, 

" 6, Henry Brown ell, 

" 15, Isaac S. Carruth, 
« 19, Wm. Perriu, 
«• 21, J. M. Bailey, 
•• 27, Thomas C. Shattuck, 
28, Wm. Allen, 



$3 


33 


4 


75 


10 


00 


10 


00 


1 


13 




95 


9 


82 


14 


16 


2 


11 



^56 25 



EXPENSES OF REMOVING SNOW. 



Dist. No. 1, Charles O. Cummings, 

3, D. I. C. Hidden, 

4, Stephen D. Abbott, 

5, John B. Abbot, 

6, Henry Brown ell, 

8, A. F. Woodbridge, 

9, John B. Jenkins, 
10, Benjamin Rogers, 

10, Nathaniel Whittier, 

11, Charles M. Abbott, 

14, Herman Phelps, 

15, P. M. Jefferson, 

17, John T. Bailey, 

18, William Bailey, 

18, Joshua Phelps, 

19, James Bailey, 

20, Stephen Webster, 

21, William Merrill, 

22, Henry Dane, 

23, George Upton, 

24, Edward H. Boiitwell, 

25, Charles C. Blunt, 

27, Peter Temple, 

28, Milton Moore, 
28, William Allen, 



$3 25 


3 


62 


11 


49 


8 


31 


11 


87 


2 


87 


3 


50 


2 


00 


6 


78 


4 


50 


8 


00 


9 


75 


23 


32 


2 


00 


15 


67 


9 


67 


11 


38 


25 


50 


11 


00 


18 


25 


8 


75 


14 


04 




75 


6 


25 


3 


00 



$225 52 



SPECIAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR ROADS AND BRIDGES. 

Dist. No. 1, Charles Pray, horse and cart, 1861, $5 00 

*' 1, Jenkins and Thompson, labor and lumber 

on bridges, 
** 5, John Chandler, 

" 7, Frederick Mason, 

" 10, Jenkins and Thompson, labor, 
*' 14, Benjamin Boynton, railing road, 
" 17, Simeon Bard well, wall and grading, 

17, John T. Bailey, labor, 
« 26, G. W. Chandler, stone, 
26, T. E. Mayberry, labor, 
" 27, Peter Temple, labor, 
" 28, William Allen, labor on bridges, 
28, Asa A. Abbot, timber, 

Wm. Allen, labor on Ballard Vale bridge, 
Jenkins and Thompson, lumber and spikes 

Ballard Vale bridge and District 28, 
James H. Smith, iron work, 

$325 90 



14 


88 


25 


00 


7 


00 


2 


62 


3 


50 


31 


75 


6 50 


14 


00 


56 


00 


2 


60 


6 


25 


4 


00 


, 12 


75 


129 43 


4 


62 



TAXE S. 
fflGHWAY TAXES WORKED AND REASSESSED. 

Dist. No. 1, Holbrook Chandler, 
2, Daniel P. Abbott, 
•' 3, John Chandler, 

4, Nathan B. Abbott, 
" 5, John B. Abbot, 

6, Henry Brownell, 

7, Frederic Mason, 

8, A. F. Woodbridge, 
" 9, John B. Jenkins, 

10, Henry F. Pasho, 

11, Samuel Frye, 

12, Joshua F. HHl, 

13, Amos C. Abbott, 
" 14, Benjamin Boynton, 

] 5, Isaac S. Carmth, 
16, Porter Farmer, 
" 17, Simeon Bard well, 

AmoiAni carried forward, $561 13 



28 


51 


105 


98 


4 


28 


12 


40 


6 


18 


12 


63 


2 


70 


23 


86 


18 


88 


1 


97 


17 


07 


74 


56 


^"^ 40 


29 43 


23 


66 


23 


85 



Amount brought forward, 
Dist. No. 18, William Bailey, 

19, William Perrin, 

20, Nathan C. Abbott, 

21, John M. Bailey, 
*' 22, Henry Dane, 

" 23, Jacob Dascomb, 
" 24, John Webster, 

25, Ballard Holt, 

26, Marshall Blood, 

" 27, Thomas C. Shattuck, 
« 28, Wmiam Allen, 



ABATEMENT OF TAXES. 



HAY SCALES. 

Fairbanks and Brown, 

Otis Allen, lumber, 

Jenkins and Thompson, lumber and nails, 

John O. Ragan, stone -work and labor, 

G. H. Chandler, edge stone, 

T. E. Mayberry and Co., laying drain and grading, 

J. C. Breck and Son, drain -pipe, 

James H. Smith, iron-work, 

Eben P. Higgins, painting and lettering, 

Eben P. Higgins, services as weigher, 



$561 


13 


20 


59 


39 


99 


46 


38 


40 


53 


27 


80 


61 


97 


20 


41 


38 


13 


192 


19 


32 


81 


21 


84 



$1,103 77 



Edward Taylor, 1861, $41 47 

1862, 90 23 



$131 70 



REMITTANCE OF TAXES. 

Edward Taylor, 1861, $23 38 

1862, 343 19 



$366 57 



1213 


75 


25 72 


6 


14 


29 


25 


6 


00 


11 


00 


8 


25 




33 


4 


25 


11 


61 



$316 30 



MISCELLANEOUS. 

Samuel Raymond, Postage, $15 15 

T. E. Mayl)eny & Co., removing flag pole, 2 00 

Charles 6. Rogers, advertising-, 4 67 

John Harding, lamps for Town House, 3 00 

Horace Bodwell, repairs on Town House, and furnaces, 7 b7 

Abbot & Holt, oil, etc. for Town House, 15 61 

Joshua H. Chandler, witness before Co. Commissioners, 2 98 

'lliomas Groom & Co., Collector's book, 1 67 

Jenkins & Thompson, repairs on Town House, 17 72 

Peter French, labor on Town House, 10 00 
Henry G Kimball, cash paid for sundries at Town House 1 54 

" " services as Janitor, 32 00 
Nathaniel Wilson, collector of Lawrence, tax on wood-land, 28 35 

A. B. Southwick, School books, 3 37 

R. :M. Abbott, painting in Town House, 18 16 

Charles W. How, repairs on furnaces, etc., 12 59 

Eben P. Higgins, painting guide boards, etc., 4 00 

Hermon Abbott, for Town House, 6 68 

William S. Jenkins, for Webster's Dictionary, 5 J 3 

T. E. Mayberry & Co., wood and coal for Town House, 44 00 

William P. Millett, American Flag and express, 14 98 

Morey & Smith, for Town House, 2 12 

Daniel L. Trow, for pump, W. P. Centre, 5 00 

James H. Smith, iron work at Town House, 40 

George Worcester, damage to carriage, 13 34 

Sands & Byers, school books and stationery 30 97 

Hermon Phelps, for returning eight deaths, ^ 80 

Edward P. Abbott, " four " 40 

Robert J. Galvin, '' nine " 90 

Robert Callahan, " fifty-one " 5 10 

Andrew Thompson, " four " 40 

William Chickering, repairs in Post Office, 2 32 

Robert Callahan, as Janitor of Town House, 52 20 

Warren F. Draper, printing and school books, 231 69 

Dodge & Beard, oil, etc., for Town House, 15 78 

Jonas Holt, for distributing envelops, 1 50 

Asa A. Abbot, railroad fares, 8 35 

Abbott & Clement, lumber for Town House, 1 70 
Andrew Thompson, tolling bell at funeral of Gen. Stevens, 60 

Edward Taylor, railroad fares, 4 CO 

Samuel G. Bean, in case of Joel Phelps, dinners, etc., 32 39 

SJ62 2J. 



10 
SUMMARY. 



Die amount of Selectmen's Orders, 




$28,425 34 


Military department, 


$22,442 84 




Fire 


422 65 




Services of Officers 


1,273 78 




Liquor, 


],097 b3 




Overwork on roads, 


56 25 




Removing snow, 


225 52 




Highways and Bridges, 


325 90 




Highways, 


1,103 77 




Abatement of taxes, 


131 70 




Remittance of taxes, 


366 57 




Hay scales, 


316 30 




Miscellaneous, 


662 23 


$28,425 34 







OVERSEERS' ACCOUNT. 



RELIEF OUT OF THE ALMSHOUSE. 

Lucy Gray, 

Leonard Bean's family, 

Samuel A. Goldsmith, 

Phebe A Johnson and family 

Dolly Shedd's Child, 

Serena Abl)Ott, 

E. Jane Abbott, ' 

Joseph Russell, jun., 

John Townley, coffin, 

Wishart family, 

Joseph V. Allen, 

Amos Hunt, 

David Goodwin, 

James Nichols, 

Beujamin Cameron, 

Thomas Welsh, 

Patrick McEuroe, 

Osgood Woodbridge, burial, 

Amamit carriad forward^ 3378 62 



$26 


00 


90 


00 


23 


85 


39 


00 


39 


75 


26 


00 


11 


96 


25 00 


5 


00 


6 31 


24 


00 


27 


00 


9 


00 





75 


4 


00 


9 


00 


2 00 


4 


00 



11 



Amount brought forward^ 


$378 62 


Julia A. Wiley, 


$7 00 


Lucy Kennison, 


30 75 


JVIrs. Coggin, 


75 


Mis. Buleman, 


3 00 


Mary Hutcliiason, 


9 00 


Nancy Travers, 


00 


Judith Wardwell, 


26 00 


W. H. A. Goldsmith, burial, 


7 50 


Emily Frye, medical attendance, 


5 25 


Patrick Halloran, 


6 75 


Dorcas B. Chandler, 


17 00 


Job Reedy, 


2 25 


Margaret McEnroe 


6 00 


George Hill, coffin and burial, 


11 00 


Asa K. Wardwell 


19 00 


Thomas C. Mason, 


34 00 


Jos i ah Mason, 


39 90 


Jacob Brown, jr.'s child. 


17 50 


Anna Jones, 


30 00 


Mrs. Wiley, 


G 00 


Hugh Cunningham, 


5 25 


Charles Farrington, 


5 25 




$672 77 


PAID TO CITIES AND 


TOWNS. 


State Lunatic Hospital^ Lydia B. Frye, 


$147 59 


" " Lucy Kennison, 


29 36 


Mass. Gen. Hospital, Julia A. Wiley, 


56 79 


North Reading, Charles B. Abbott, 


11 25 


Lowell, Ann M. Saunders, 


11 00 


Newburyport, Ezra Merrill, 


65 00 




$310 99 


DUE FROM CITIES AND 


TOWNS. 


Kewhuryport, Rebecca Merrill, 


$26 50 


Salens., Thomas C. Clement, 


63 50 


Lawrence, John K. Shnttuck, 


4 50 


North Andover, Ezra Hatch, 


2 25 


James Nichols, 


6 75 



103 50 



12 
COMMITMENTS. 



Samuel G. Bean, » $5 00 



ALMSHOUSE. 

EXPENSES OF ALMSHOUSE. 

S. C. Valpy, meat, $48 81 

Benjamin Boynlon, leather, 8 62 

Benjamin Bovnton, flour, 97 92 

Tristnm B. Bailey, salary, 300 00 

Tristum B. Bailey, on settlement (1861), 19 56 

Angnsta Townsend, labor (1861), 14 00 

David Jameson, meat, 108 75 

T. C. Shattuck, shoes, 23 07 

Tiistnm B. Bailey, flonr, 40 00 

B. A. Upton, meat, 4 81 

George Worcester, meat, 16 74 

J. H. Chandler, meat, 16 73 
AVilliam Poor, labor (1861), ' 26 73 

William Poor, labor, ,59 40 

G. H. Chnrchill, grain, 34 eO 

Dodge and Beard, supplies, 194 18 

Horace Dnrgin, labor, 20 22 

Charles O. Cummings, order, 40 00 

W. H. Kimball, M.D., attendance, 15 00 

M. TS'elson. and Son, supplies, 299 72 

Abbott and Holt, supplies, 271 01 

Jenkins and Thompson, repairs, 190 71 

T. E. Mayberry and Co., coal (1861), 14 63 

Elijah Hussey, washing, 6 36 

Daniel Stevens, labor, 44 25 

B. F. Holt, ice, 10 00 

Gleason and Morse, repairs, 40 50 

Henry Cumming;?, horse, 75 00 

O. S. Morse, coal, 166 63 

Henry E. Gould, labor, 136 00 

Lydia A. Gilchreast, labor, 45 50 

Jenkins and Thompson, chaldron, 6 95 

P. M. Jefferson, soap, 41 21 

James H. Smith, labor, 54 83 

Daniel L. Trow, labor, 20 18 

John J. Brown, supplies, 1 33 

Milton Berry, M.D., attendance, 75 

D. Howarth, supplies, 8 50 

$2^23 20 



A IS 



ALMSHOUSE REPAIRS. 
Extra repairs on buildings the past year, 



S60 


3/5 


116 


42 


40 


50 


13 


94 



$231 21 

There are other repairs, to a larger amount, very much needed 

at once, for the benefit of the property and the comfort of the 
inmates. 

PAUPERS IN AOISHOUSE. 

Whole number of paupers in the Almshouse during the 

year, 27 

Whole number of weeks board, 1 189 

Whole number of foreign paupers entertained. 186 

Whole number of weeks board, 56 

•• ,. 
REMAINING IN THE ALMSHOUSE. 

Over eighty years of age, 2 

Between seventy and eighty years of age, 4 

Between sixty and seventy years of age, 3 

Between fifty and sixty years of age, 1 

Between forty and fifty years of age, 2 

Between thirty and forty years of age, 2 

Between twenty and thirty years of age, 1 

Between ten and twenty years of age, 4 

Between one and ten years of age, 4 

Whole number remaining in Almshouse, 23 

INVENTORY OF HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE AND WARES. 

66 chairs, 16.50 ; shovel and tongs, .75; 4 fans, .25, $17 50 
2 umbrellas, .50 ; stand, 1.00 ; book-case, 3.00 ; 2 tables, 

2.50, 7 00 
1 Magee stove, 12.00 ; curtains, 2.75; long-handled brush, 

.50, 15 25 

4 fluid lamps, 1 kerosene lamp, 1 shade, 2.25; 2 long 

tables, 2.50; 1 tea-pot, 1.50; 12 tumblers, .75, 7 00 

5 roll-towels, 1.50 ; 6 table-cloths, 6.00 ; 2 tables, .75, 8 25 
1 lantern, .50 ; 3 moulding-boards and pins, 1.00 ; desk, 1.00, 2 50 
4 oil-cans, 1.00 ; 3 clothes-bars, 2.00 ; medicine chest, 7.00, 10 00 



Amount carried fovvard, $67 50 



14 

Amount brought forward, S67 50 

1 chest, .25 ; 2 syringes, 2.00 ; 2 demijohns, 1.00 ; carpet- 
bag and valise, 2.00 ; 3 broom, 1.00; 1 rocking-chair, 
1.25. 

1 side sole leather, 9.00 ; spinning-wheel, .50 ; wash-boil- 

er, 1.50, 

22 panes glass, .88 ; 1 office chair, 3.00 ; long covered 

table, 2.50, 
9 long benches, 9.00; dining set, 6.25; 10 tea-spoons, 
f.OO, 

2 plated spoons, .75 ; 1 castor, 1.00; 1 cylinder stove, 5.00, 
2 clocks, 2.50 ; 7 lamps, 1.00 ; 2 bells, .50 ; 5 flat-irons, 

2.50, 
42 knives and forks, 3.75 ; 5 bntcher knives, 1.00, 
1 carving knife and fork, 75; 3 trays, 1 bread-trough, .95, 

1 mortar, 25 ; 1 churn, 2.25 ; 1 ice-chest, 5.00 ; 7 tubs, 2.80, 10 30 
4 mop-handles, .50 ; 1 doz. pails, 2.00 ; 1 chest and meal, 

4.00, 
4 sugar-firkins, 1.00; 6 butter-firkins, .60; 5 boxes, .30, 

2 pitchers, 4 mugs 1 doz. cups, saucers, and plates. 
Crockery, 1.25; spoons and chopping-knives, 1.25; ap- 
ple machine, .75, 

3 brass kettles, 2.00; 50 pans, 1 1.50 ; tin-ware, 8.00, 
37 pillows, 7.40; 19 bolsters, 5 70; 22 quilts, 10.50, 
33 comforters, 33.00 ; 63 sheets ; 30.00 ; 34 pillow-cases, 

3.40, 66 40 

23 straw beds, 17.25 ; 22 feather beds, 44.00 ; bedsteads, 

6.00, 
Stoves, 9.25; 15 chambers, 4.25; 2 sieves, .80, 
17 earthen pots, 1.70; 7 stone jugs and jars, 4.50, 
29 lbs. candles, 5.83; 5^bbls. soap, 22.00, 



7 


50 


11 


00 


6 


38 


16 


25 


6 


75 


6 


50 


4 


75 


1 


70 


10 


30 


6 


50 


1 


90 


2 


25 


3 


25 


21 


50 


23 


60 



4 



67 


25 


14 


30 


6 


20 


27 


83 



$379 61 



Farm Stock and Implements. 



85 bush, corn, 85.00 ; 2 chests, 10.00 ; 21 bush, barley, 

26.25, $121 25 

11 bush, wheat, 22.00, 11 bush.' rye, 11.00 ; 2 bush, peas, 

8.00, 41 00 

Lot of seeds, 3.00 ; seed-corn, 4.00 ; 12 meal bags, 2.50, 9 50 

Winnowing mill, 3.00; 60 flour-barrels, 6.00; sweet corn, 

1.00, 10 00 

1 bush, snap corn, 1.00 ; 12 gate-posts, 7.50 ; lot of shin- 
gles, 4.00, 12 50 



Amoimt carried fortaard, $194 25 



15 

Amount brought forward, $194 25 

5 cart-axles, 3.75 ; lumber, 40.00 ; ox-wagon and rocker, 

45.00, 88 75 

Lot of bricks, 4.00 ; ox-sled and rigging, 30.00 ; wheel- 
barrow, 4.00, o8 CO 
Stone drag, 5.00 ; peat knives and forks, 3.50 ; 4 bas- 
kets, 1.25, 9 75 

2 pair steelyard, 3.00 ; old iron, 2.00 ; grain cradles, 3.00, 8 CO 

4 ladders, 6.00; cart spires, 8.00; old ploughs, 1.50, 15 50 

1 beetle and wedges, 3.00 ; 4 manure-forks, 5.00 ; har- 

row, 5.00, 13 00 

5 shovels and spades, 4.00 ; 3 iron bars, 2.75 ; cultivator, 

3.00, 9 75 

3 whiffletrees and chains, 2.00 ; stone hammer and pick- 

axes, 2.00, 4 00 

5 stake cliains, 5 draw chains, 7.00; manure-hoe and 

hoes, 4.00, 
Ox scra[)er, 3.00J; 5 ploughs, 30.00 ; ox muzzles, .25, 

2 horse wagons and top, 100.00 ; 1 pung and sleigh, 18.00, 
9 casks, 13.50, 8 beef l^arrels; 6.00; cider tunnel, .75, 
Molasses hogshead and contents, 1.50 ; buffalo robe, 5.00, 
Work harness, 4.50; scythes and snaiths, 8.00; 3 flails, 

1.50, 14 00 

Carpenters' tools, 6.00 ; grindstone, 7.50 ; blasting tools, 2.00, 15 50 

6 axes, 4.50 ; 1 draw shave, .50 ; 3 wood saws, 1.50, 
1 horse rake and hand rakes, 3.00 ; 3 ox yokes, 3.75, 
Horse, 150.00 ; 2 ox carts, 40.00 ; 56 fowls, 22.40, 
Swine, 106.00; harness, 25.00 ; 2 horse-blanketts, 3.00, 
Blocks and rope, 5.00 ; 7 hay-forks, 3 sickles and ox-ties, 

4.00, 

1 set measures, .75 ; scalding-tub and hay-cutter, 2.50, 
13 tons hay, 195.00; 6 ions meadow, 48.00, 
Feed-trough, 1.50; feed-boxes, 2.00 ; manure, 190.00, 
Corn fodder, 4.00 ; straw, 8.00; 1 bull, 20.00, 

2 pair oxen, 265.00 ; 6 cows, 180.00, 



11 


00 


33 


25 


118 


00 


20 


25 


6 


50 



6 


50 


6 


75 


212 


40 


, 134 


00 


s, 

9 


00 


3 


25 


243 


00 


193 


50 


32 


00 


445 


00 


$1884 


90 



Provisions. 

6?^ bbls. flour, 65.00 ; 27 lbs. of tobacco, 27.00, 

^bbl. crackers, 2.00; 220 lbs. coffee, 17.60, 

bibs, shells, 1.00; 11 lbs. sugar, 1.50; 24 lbs. tea, 21.60, 

11 ll)s. saleralus, l.lO; 2 boxes soa[), 12.00, 

2 bush, onions, 2.00 ; 164 lbs. dried apples, 13.12, 

Amount carried forward, $163 92 



$92 


00 


19 


60 


24 


10 


13 


10 


15 


12 



16 



Amount brought forward, 
110 lbs. lard, 14.75; 127 lbs. butter, 38.10, 
Preserves, 2.00 ; 13 hams, 26.00 ; 82 lbs. beef, 6.56, 
6 bbls. cider, 12.00 ; 2 casks vinegar, 9.60, 
6 galls, boiled cider, 2.00 ; 1 bbl. pickles, 7.00, 
2h tierces pork, 6-5.00; 1 bbl. beef, 18.00, 
1-5 bbls. ap[)les, 18.75; potatoes, 100.00, 
12 bush, beets, 3.00; carrots, 6.00; parsnips, 1.75, 
16 bush, beans, 48.00 ; 2 bush, colored beans, 5.00, 
3 bush, oats, 1.75; 2 bush, salt, 1.00 



$163 


92 


52 


85 


34 


56 


21 


60 


9 


00 


83 


00 


118 75 


10 75 


53 


00 


2 


75 



$550 18 



Clothing and Cloths. 

1 pair boots, 3.00 ; 2 pair shoes, 2.00 ; 3 pair rubbers, 3.00, 8 00 

3 pr. pants, 8.00; 1 jackett, .75; 2 caps, 1.50; 1 hat, .25, 10 50 

6 pr. mittens, 2.25; 6 pr. cotton stockings, 1.80, 4 05 

5 [)r. woollen hose, 3.33 ; 3 pr. suspenders, .75, 4 08 

6 handkerchiefs, 1.20; 21 yds. print, 5.20 ; 14 yds. pri'nt, 

2.80, 9 20 

18 yds. cotton cloth, 7.56 ; 12 yds. cotton cloth, 3,00, 10 56 

121 yds. cotlon cloth, 5.46 ; 9 yds for overalls, 5.40, 10 86 

2J- yds. flannel, .75; 6 yds. colored flannel, 3 75 

6k yds. blue flannel, 2.75; 3 yds. cloth for pants, 1.00 3 75 

Clothing, 10.00 ; woollen yarn, 1.00 ; cotton batting, 2.50, 13 50 

78 25 

Fuel. 

16 tons coal, 168.00; 10 cords peat, 40.00, 

16 cords hard pine wood, 

] 1 cords while pine wood, 33.00 ; 8 cords oak, 48.00, 

$349 00 

Whole amount of Inventory, $3241 94 



>208 


00 


60 


00 


81 


00 



17 



SUPERINTENDENTS' ACCOrNT. 



Account of T. B. Bailey. 


* 


Br, 




Balance from last last account, 


$14 11 


Received for milk, 


4 22 


" wood, 


6 00 


" " straw, 


9 20 


" labor, 


3 25 


Cash on settlement, 


19 56 




$56 34 


CV. 




By cash and bills to balance, 


$24 53 


Medicines, 


1 75 


Grain, 


1 35 


Coffee, 


2 50 


Fish, 


4 75 


BuU, 


12 00 


Incidental, 


6 05 


Repairs, 


2 25 


Teaching, 


1 16 



$56 34 



Account of C. O. Cummings. 
Br, 



Service of bull, 
By cash for milk. 

Calves, tallow, and hides, 

Pigs, 

Hay and straw, 

Labor, 

Old iron and plank, 

Vegetables, 

Cash on order from Overseers, 

Bills due, 



$16 


25 


22 


86 


32 


93 


7 


00 


10 


57 


195 


88 


2 


57 


15 


87 


40 


00 


24 


26 



$368 24 



18 

C. O. CtMMINGS, 



To cash paid for fish, 


$20 46 


Toll to Lawrence, 


1 60 


Hafdware and tools, 


12 32 


' Books and stationery, 


5 15 


Vegetables, 


18 33 


Medicine, 


3 07 


Clothing, 


11 25 


Hats and shoes, 


13 07 


Crackers, 


8 76 


Labor, 


45 65 


Shotes, 


39 16 


Cow, 


35 00 


Bull, 


11 00 


Office chair, 


3 75 


Drag, 


2 61 


Expenses to Tewksbury, Benjamin Boynton, 


75 


Washing, and sawing logs, E. Hussey, 


9 73 


Mill work and labor, Abbott & Clement, 


70 


Tending masons, Michael Holden, 


7 00 


Cash to balance, 


il8 88 


V 


$368 24 



LIQUOR AGENCY. 

Town of Andover in account with John Harding, Town Agent. 

Dr. 
To cash paid Treasurer, $346 66 

Liquors and other property delivered H. W. Abbot, 242 96 



$589 62 

Cr. 

By Liquors and other property on hand, Feb. 5, 1862, $172 73 

Cash received of Treasurer for liquors, 359 52 

Agent's salary for three months, 37 50 

Transportation, 9 71 

Profit, 10 16 

$589 62 



19 



Town of Andover in^ account with H. W. Abbott, Town Agent. 

Dr. 

To cash paid Town Treasurer, 
To stock on hand Feb. 11, 1863, 
Cash on hand, 



Cr. 

By stock of liquors, etc., received from John Harding, 
Cash received of Treasurer, for Hquors purchased, 
" " freight, etc., 

" " " hcense for retailing 

Bill due Edward F. Porter, 
Salary of Agent for nine months, 
Profit, 



$969 82 


136 78 


33 84 . 


$1140 44^ 


$242 96 


613 40 


7 68 


:, 20 00 


38 18 


112 50 


105 72 


$1140 44 



TREASURER'S ACCOUNT. 



Town of Andover in account current with Edward Taylor, Town 

Treasurer. 

Dr. 

To paid County Tax for 1862, $2,765 85 

" " State Tax for 1862, 4,986 00 

*' " sundry persons, interest on debt, 1,799 38 

" " sundiy persons, on account of debt, 2,270 OO 

" " Andover Bank, temporary loan, 4,500 00 

" " " " interest on loan, 58 00 

*' " Sheep killed, from Dog Fund, 5 00 

" " U. S. Internal Revenue stamps, 2 46 

" " discount on taxes at six per cent., $1,009 19 

" " " " " " four per cent, 102 27—1,11146 
" " Selectmen's Orders, for current expenses, 28,425 34 

" " " " " schools, 3,376 26 

" " " " " school-houses, 535 60 

*' " Overseers of the Poor, Orders, 3,615 46 

" *' Selectmen and Auditors, 25 00 

" B,alance of taxes unpaid, 294 68 

" Cash in Treasurer's hands to balance, 267 28 

$54,037 77 



20 
Cr. 



By 


balance of taxes unpaid Feb. 18, 1862, 




$439 89 


(( 


cash on hand Feb. 18, 1862, 




2,791 94 


(i 


(C 


for additional taxes, 1861, 




31 46 


a 


(( 


from Oxford, pauper account, 




31 30 


a 


U 


ii 


Kingston, do. 




15 99 


it 


(C 


" 


Newburyport, do. 




48 GO 


" 


<( 


(( 


Salem, do. 




7 00 


(( 


(t 


(( 


Amesbuiy, do. 




7 50 


(( 


(( 


(C 


Thomas Welsh, 2d, suppUes to family, 


6 53 


(( 


<( 


<c 


Dog fine, 




10 00 


(< 


(( 


" 


Dog hcenses, 




104 40 


(( 


(( 


(( 


Hay-scales fees, 




34 83 


" 


" 


(( 


State School Fund, 




176 20 


« 


(( 


" 


State Treasurer, soldiers' aid, 1861, 




2,989 86 


<c 


(( 


(( 


Andover Bank, temporary loan. 




4,500 00 


(( 


" 


(( 


Sundry individuals, money hired. 




16,830 00 


(< 


(( 


(C 


Liquor Agents, 




1,316 48 


<( 


(( 


(( 


County Treasurer, discount of interest, 


41 48 


U 


(( 


for 


Birch wood. 




5 00 


(C 


(fr 


" 


Map of the Town, 




1 25 


(( 


(( 


ii 


Drum, 




5 00 


(( 


ti 


it 


Old ventilator, 




1 35 


(( 


" 


li 


Rent of house, 




21 25 


(C 


(( 


u 


Rent of Town House, 




334 30 


- <( 


(< 


(I 


Rent of land, 




4 00 


u 


(( 


of Dole family, assistance rendered, 




69 01 


(( 


Assessors' Warrant for taxes, 1862, 




24,213 75 




E. 


E. 


EDWARD TAYLOR, 


$54,037 77 
Treasurer. 


• 


Andovek, 


Feb. 11, 1863. 







Town Treasurer in accounl with Notes Payable. 

Dr. Ck. 

1862. 

Feb. 18, To balance due this dafe, $28,800 00 Paid during the year, $2,270 00 

" hired during the year, 16,830 00 Bal., Feb. 11, 1863, 43,360 00 

$45,630 00 $45,630 00 



1863. 

Feb. 11. Balance of notes due by 

the Town, $43,360 00 

E E 

EDWARD TAYLOR, Treasurer. 
Andovbk, Feb. 11, 1863. 



21 



LIABILITIES AND ASSETS. 

LIABILITIES. 

Notes due, $43,360 00 

Due to School Districts, 1,606 77 

Due School-houses, . 412 25 

Due Liquor Agent, salary, 62 50 

Due interest not called for, 60 00 









$45,501 52 




ASSETS. 






Cash on hand. 




$267 28 




Balance of taxes due, 




294 68 




Due from Lawrence, 




4 50 


\ 


North Andover, 




30 13 




Salem, 




66 50 




Stock on hand. Liquor Agency, 


170 62 




Due from State, 




9,722 70 




Cash in Superintendant's 


hands. 


118 88- 


—10,675 29 



Balance against the Town, $34,826 23 



SCHEDULE OF TOWN PROPERTY. 

Town House and fixtures, $15,000 00) 17 qqa qq 

Land under and adjoining, 2,000 00 j ' 

Weights and Measures, 200 00 

Town Maps, 25 00 

Drum, 5 00 

Wash boiler, 2 50 



232 50 



FIRE DEPARTMENT. 



Engine-house and land, $900 00 | -q^^ ^q 

Engine and apparatus, 1,000 00 J 

Iron safe in Clerk's Office, 166 00 

PAUPER DEPARTMENT. 

Farm and buildings, $7,330 00)^,.--^ 04 

Personal property, as per inventory, 3,241 94 j — — 

$29,870 44 



22 



SUMMARY OF EXPENDITURES, 

Whole amount of Orders drawn for Schools, $3,376 26 

" " for School-houses, 535 60 

" « " by Overseers of Poor, 3,615 46 

" " " " Selectmen, 28,425 34 



$35,952 66 
On military account, 22,442 84 



Amount of current expenses, $13,509 82 



PUNCHARD FREE SCHOOL. 



The undersigned. Trustees of the Punchard Free School, 
herewith render their Annual Account of the condition of the 
Fund and of the Receipts and Expenditures for the year ending 
Feb. 1, 1863. 

Of the Permanent Fund of Forty Thousand Dollars, there is 
invested in valid Notes and Real Estate Securities, Thirty-eight 
Thousand Dollars, $38,000 00 

Deposited in the Andover Bank, cash, * 2,000 00 

$40,000 00 



RECEIPTS. 

Balance of cash on hand as per last Report, $348 28 

Interest received since said Report, 2,661 25 

Cash of F. W. Rogers for grass, three years, 75 00 

^\ " T. E. Mayberry, for grass, one year, 20 00 

$3,104 53 



EXPENDITURES. 

Cash paid W. G. Goldsmith, Principal, $1,000 00 

" " Sarah S. Richardson, Assistant, 400 00 

" Anna M. Barrows, " 200 20 

" " H. A. Barrows, " 84 00 

" " W. G. Goldsmith, stage curtain and apparatus, 125 00 

Amount carried forward, $1,809 20 
* Mortgage note paid Jan. 1863. 



23 



Amount brought Jbrward, 

Cash paid M. Foster, jr., Treasurer, 

" " State Mutual Insurance Company, 

" " Merrimac Mutual Insurance Company, 

" " Henry Abbott, Janitor, 

" " Henry Abbott, labor, 

" " O. S. Morse, coal, 

" '" Abbott & Clement, labor and stock, 

*' ." Sands & Bjers, books and stationery, 

" " N. D. Gould, diplomas, 

" ** George Foster, selling grass, 

•< " J. H. Merrill, sundries furnished, 

" " C. Meyer, black-board brushes, 

" '* Dodge & Beard, sundries, 

*' " R. M. Abbott, painting, 

'« " M. O. Wilson, cleaning clock, 

" " E. P. Higgins, painting, 

** " Jenkins & Thompson, labor, 

" *' John Sullivan, labor, 

'* '' William Barnett, labor, 

Cash deposited in Andover Bank to balance, 



JAMES H. MERRILL, MOSES FOSTER, Jr. 

BENJAMIN B. BABBITT, EDWARD TAYLOR, 

NATHAN FRYE, JOHN ABBOT, 

JOSEPH SHATTUCK, CHARLES SMITH. 

Andover, Feb. 1, 1863. 



$1,809 20 


100 


00 


53 


30 


81 


00 


62 


48 


5 


00 


130 


50 


40 


25 


28 


05 


10 


00 


1 


50 


3 


85 


2 


33 


3 


20 


8 


02 


1 


00 


1 


85 


3 


92 


2 


00 




25 


$2,347 


70 


756 


83 


$3,104 53 



The foregoing accounts have been carefully examined by the 
undersigned, and found to be correctly kept and very satisfac- 
torily vouched. They therefore respectfully present their Re- 
port to the Town for its acceptance. 

I ALVIN FARLEY, ) 

SIMEON BARD WELL, [Auditors. 
BENJAMIN ROGERS, ) 

Andovee, Feb. 13, 1863. 



24 



TOWN WAERANT. 



ESSEX SS. To Charles Pray^ one of the Constables of the Town ofAndover, 

Greeting : 

In the name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you are hereby directed 
to notify and warn the inhabitants of the Town of Andover, qualified to vote in 
elections and in town affairs, to meet and assemble at the Town House, in said 
Andover, on Monday, the Second day of March next, at twelve o'clock, at noon, 
to act on the following Articles, viz. : 

1st. To choose a Moderator to preside in said meeting. •, 

2d. To choose a Town Clerk for the year ensuing. 

3d. To hear and act on the Report of the Auditors. 

4th. To choose Selectmen, Assessors, Overseers of the Poor, Town Treasurer, 
one person to serve on the School Committee three years. Constables, and all 
other usual and necessary Town officers. 

5th. To see what sum of money the Town will raise for the repairs of the 
Highways the ensuing year. 

6th. So see what methods the Town will adopt for the repairs of the 
Highways. 

7th. To see if the Town will authorize the Prudential Committees of the sev- 
eral school districts to select and contract with teachers for the several school 
districts. 

8th. To see what sum of money the Town will raise for the maintenance of 
their Public Schools for the year ensuing. 

9th. To see what method the Town will adopt to apportion the school money 
among the school districts. 

10th. To see if the Town will continue aid to the families of volunteer sol- 
diers, as provided in Massachusetts General Laws, Chap. 222, 1861, and Chap. 
66, 1862. • 

11th. To see what sum of money the Town will raise to defray the necessary 
expenses accruing the year ensuing. 

12th. To see what method the Town will adopt for the collection of the public 
Taxes the ensuing year. 

I3th. To see if the Town will authorize the Town Treasurer to hire money 
for the use of the Town when necessary. 

14th. To determine what compensation the Town will pay to Firemen for 
their services the ensuing year. 

15th. To see if the Town will continue their present system of School Dis- 
tricts as provided in the 39th chapter of the General Statutes. 

16th. To see if the Town will accept and revise a list of jurors prepared by 
the Selectmen, said list having been posted up in three public places ten days 
before the time of meeting. 

17th. To see if the Town will authorize the sale of the small dwelling-house 
situated near the Almshouse. 

18th. To see if the Town will grant William Smart liberty to make an altera- 
tion in the westerly line of the road in front of his house. 

19th. To act on any other business that may legally come before said meeting. 

Hereof fail not, and make due return of this Warrant, with your doings 
thereon, to the Town Clerk, at the time and place of meeting as aforesaid. 

Given under our hands at Andover, this sixteenth day of February, in the 
year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty three. 

ASA A. ABBOT, ) Selectmen 

BENJAMIN BOYNTON, } of 
WM. S. JENKINS, ) Andover. 

A true copy. — Attest, 

CHARLES PRAY, Constable of Andover.